Admin Support Officer – Adult Social Care

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Admin Support Officer – Adult Social Care
HACKNEY, London
Contract / Temporary

Hackney RQ743879

Posted: 25th November 2022 11:44
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  • Pay Rate:

    £17.51 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • HACKNEY, London,

    E8 1DY

What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Temporary Admin Support Officer – Adult Social Care

Job Reference: Hackney RQ743879

Pay Rate: £17.51 per hour PAYE

To carry out the financial assessments of service users receiving chargeable care services to determine their ability to contribute towards the cost of their care.

To carry out the administrative and financial routines in order to collect care charging income for the Council including; Mosaic upload, billing, statements, dunning, debt chasing, customer account enquiries, reconciliation, refunds, service suspensions, terminations and adjustments.

Specifics include:

  • Carrying out financial assessments for both residential and non-residential services.
  • Using Mosaic to create and amend SDS charges.
  • Notification of changes to care charges.
  • Carrying out annual reassessment of customers to ensure assessment are up to date.Ensuring that changes in service provision e.g suspensions, terminations and cancellations are actioned and customers are correctly billed.
  • Ensuring that refund requests are processed
  • Debt chasing through telephone following up, dunning letters, preparing write off and referring cases to legal if required.
  • Carry out the routines to ensuring income received is correctly allocated to customer’s accounts, unallocated income cleared from both PARIS &CedAR
  • Process requests for payment plans, standing order, direct debit and custom card
  • To receive and bank all income ensuring the completion of all supporting documents.
  • Deal with customer enquiries by phone and occasionally in the Hackney Service Centre, in person, to resolve care charging account queries and provide advice on care charging matters.
  • Liaise with other departments and sections on behalf of the customer to resolve charging queries.
  • Provide relevant guidance/forms/advice to customers on matters related to charging e.g Care Charging Appeals, Deferred Payments, Third Party Top Ups
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Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Knowledge & Experience:
    1. Minimum of 12 months recent finance administration experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation
    2. Knowledge and experience of accounting procedures in local authority or equivalent.
    3. Knowledge and experience of accounts receivable.
    4. A general knowledge of the Adult Social Care and Care Charging Policy.
    5. Experience and knowledge of operating financial administrative systems e.g. CedAR.
    6. Experience of effectively communicating financial matters to customers and providing excellent customer services.
    7. To have knowledge and understanding of equality and diversity issues and experience of delivering user sensitive services to the adult social care client groups.
  2. Specific Skills required for this Role:
    1. Ability to use, analyse and interpret financial and non-financial information.
    2. Ability to reconcile complex manual/computerised accounts to strict deadlines.
    3. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing and to provide a responsive financial support/advisory within the department.
    4. Ability to determine priorities and work on own initiative.
    5. Ability to contribute to the development, implementation and monitoring of financial and administrative systems.
    6. Ability to work collaboratively with operational staff and managers and to assist them in the effective discharge of finance responsibilities.
    7. Ability to work effectively in a team.
    8. Ability to communicate effectively with the adult social care clients or their financial representatives.
  3. ICT Skills:
    1. Experience of using Databases & MYOFFICE (Outlook, Word, Excel, E-Docs etc.) in the work environment on a daily basis to a competent standard and speed.
    2. Experience and knowledge of operating financial administrative systems e.g. CedAR.

 

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for

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Admin Support Officer – Adult Social Care
Client Category: Local Authority

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